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Frederick Hyde by Lake Massasoit (1937)



This photograph shows Frederick Hyde (1867 - May 6, 1937) standing on the shore of Lake Massasoit, located on the campus of the International YMCA College, now called Springfield College.Frederick S. Hyde taught English at Springfield College for twenty-nine years, but is better remembered for his musical accomplishments. He wrote songs through his life and organized the school's first glee club. Hyde traveled extensively in Syria and Egypt, the former being where he met his wife, Matilda Strang. He also composed two operas: “Daphne” and “The Cup Bearers of Crete.” The first tells the story of King Philip’s War and the burning of Springfield in 1675.The edges show very minor wear

Topics: Springfield College; Springfield College--Faculty; Lake Massasoit;, Hyde, Frederick S.;, Springfield (Mass.);, Lakes & ponds;
Publisher: Springfield College
Year: 1937
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